December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

Focus on our common humanity to prevent the spread of terrorism

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In the wake of the Paris attacks, France’s flag was overlaid on millions of Facebook personal profile images in solidarity. More...

Gratitude and growth are moving us forward to 2016

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

This will be my last column in 2015. As we bid farewell to the old year and welcome 2016, I want to take this opportunity to share just how much growth and progress JFCS has seen during the last year. More...

Growing older, growing better: Celebrating the light of our own growth

December brings with it the usual cropping of celebrations. We are celebrating Chanukah and our neighbors will also gather for Christmas and Kwanza. Light is a common theme to all of our festivals. More...

A portrait from the past: Alone with little Hannah

SALLY’S WORLD

I found the photo album (remember those?) wedged into a basement carton with the single label “Hannah.” It had been purchased on the first day or two of our first grandchild’s life, ready to be filled with the visual chronicle of he More...

Eight things to be thankful for during this festival of Chanukah

FEDERATION 411

With Chanukah following on the heels of Thanksgiving this year, I’m reminded of something I read a couple of years ago when Chanukah actually fell on Thanksgiving. More...

Boost your charitable impact and meet people through a Giving Circle

MONEY MATTERS

Book clubs. Sports teams. Mah Jongg.  What do these seemingly disparate activities have in common?  They are each great ways for people to connect, enjoy a shared interest, and pass the time in an engaging way.  More...

Technology incubator helping Haredi companies get off the ground

COMPUSCHMOOZE

On December 3, an unusual graduation was expected to take place at Microsoft’s Times Square Technology Center. More...

Publishers rolling out exciting new novels for the holiday season

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We know you love novels— and wow, do we have novels for you! This is the time of year when publishers roll out the books for “holiday season” sales. More...